Shobara (Loc. 30) (Miocene of Japan)

Where: Hiroshima, Japan (34.4° N, 132.8° E: paleocoordinates 36.9° N, 130.1° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

When: Bihoku Group, Miocene (23.0 - 5.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: Y. Yabumoto and T. Uyeno. 1994. Late Mesozoic and Cenozoic fish faunas of Japan. The Island Arc 3:255-269 [C. Jaramillo/C. Pimiento]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 161447: authorized by Carlos Jaramillo, entered by Catalina Pimiento on 05.09.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

• Authors cite Yamaoka 1987
Chondrichthyes
 Squatiniformes - Squatinidae
Squatina sp. Dumeril 1806 angel shark
 Odontaspidida - Carcharodontidae
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis
"Isurus hastalis" = Cosmopolitodus hastalis Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
 Plagiostomi - Squalidae
Squalus sp. Linnaeus 1758 dogfish shark
 Myliobatiformes - Dasyatidae
Dasyatis sp. Rafinesque 1810 whiptail stingray
 Myliobatiformes - Myliobatidae
Myliobatis sp. Cuvier 1816 eagle ray
 Lamniformes - Cetorhinidae
Cetorhinus sp. de Blainville 1816 basking shark
 Lamniformes - Otodontidae
"Carcharodon megalodon" = Otodus megalodon
"Carcharodon megalodon" = Otodus megalodon Agassiz 1843 megalodon
 Lamniformes - Lamnidae
Isurus desori Sismonda 1849 mako shark
Isurus planus Agassiz 1856 mako shark
 Lamniformes - Odontaspididae
Odontaspis acutissima Agassiz 1843 sand tiger shark
 Carchariniformes - Carcharhinidae
Galeocerdo aduncus Agassiz 1843 tiger shark
Carcharhinus sp. de Blainville 1816 requiem shark
 Carchariniformes - Hemigaleidae
"Hemipristis serra" = Hemipristis heteropleurus
"Hemipristis serra" = Hemipristis heteropleurus Agassiz 1844 ground shark
 Carchariniformes - Triakidae
Galeorhinus affinis Probst 1878 school shark
 Hexanchiformes - Hexanchidae
Hexanchus sp. Rafinesque 1810 sixgill shark